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Sodium Tetraborate under the microscope! #freshfromthelab #science

Sodium Tetraborate under the microscope! #freshfromthelab #science

Anonymous
asks:
any practicals on esterification to aid my memory for an exam on tuesday please?

#1, Remember that esterification reactions are reversible #2, Esters tend to have absurdly similar and confusing IUPAC names.

#3, to synthesise Pineapple scent…

ethanol + butanoic acid → ethyl butanoate (Pineapple!) + water

Dyes and Borax mixing in a Petri dish photographed from below. #freshfromthelab #chemistry #science

Dyes and Borax mixing in a Petri dish photographed from below. #freshfromthelab #chemistry #science

Polysorbate 20, Water, and Borax chilling in a Petri dish photographed from below.

Polysorbate 20, Water, and Borax chilling in a Petri dish photographed from below.

Metals in acids #freshfromthelab #chemistry #science

Metals in acids #freshfromthelab #chemistry #science

An excerpt from a past edition of the Oxford English Dictionary’s definition of Chemistry. #freshfromthelab #chemistry

An excerpt from a past edition of the Oxford English Dictionary’s definition of Chemistry. #freshfromthelab #chemistry

Heat treating a steel sample #materials #freshfromthelab

Heat treating a steel sample #materials #freshfromthelab

Borax being dissolved in water from the underside of a Petri dish #freshfromthelab #chemistry

Borax being dissolved in water from the underside of a Petri dish #freshfromthelab #chemistry

Anonymous
asks:
Can you post a picture of yourself, pweaseee? :)

sure i guess…